Private Helipad Opens On Near West SideA group of private investors has opened a commercial helicopter facility near the Illinois Medical District, offering air service to the edge of downtown for the first time in more than 12 years.
Zoning Committee OKs Bridgeport Heliport PlanA Wheeling company’s plan to build a heliport along the Chicago River in Bridgeport has cleared a major hurdle, and likely will be approved by the City Council on Wednesday, over the objections of some people who live nearby.
City Council To Consider Heliport Near BridgeportChicago Helicopter Express wants the city's OK for what would begin as a private heliport that would launch 20 takeoffs per day.
Lawsuit Seeks To Block Construction Of New Children's Memorial HeliportCiting safety concerns, a new lawsuit seeks to prevent Children's Memorial Hospital from opening its long-planned heliport atop its new home in Streeterville.
Emanuel: Heliport Reform Needed, But Children's Hospital Should Have OneMayor Rahm Emanuel wants City officials to overhaul Chicago’s regulations governing heliports, something he says his long overdue.
Anonymous Letter: Pilots Won't Use New Children's Memorial HelipadOpponents say they have new ammunition in their fight against a helipad at the new Children's Memorial Hospital complex, which is now under construction in Streeterville.